Traffic Impact Assessment in Principles of Transportation Engineering

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What is the purpose of a Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA)?

To evaluate the potential effects of a development's traffic on the transportation network

Which factor does the Magnitude of Studies in a Traffic Impact Assessment depend on?

Type and location of the development

What does a Traffic Impact Assessment identify the need for?

Efforts to reduce congestion and improve safety in transportation systems

In which areas can a land development project be located according to the text?

Sub-urban, along busy Highway, CBD, etc.

Who would typically conduct a Traffic Impact Assessment?

Transportation engineers or consultants

What does TIA stand for in the context of transportation engineering?

Traffic Impact Analysis

What is the main purpose of a traffic impact study?

To determine the traffic generated by a development project and its impact on the existing transportation system

What does a traffic impact assessment address?

Impact of the new development on existing safety hazards

What does the future traffic volume include?

Proposed development and other development roadway

What is analyzed in a detailed traffic impact study?

The environmental effects of the generated traffic

What does a traffic impact assessment determine about the proposed development?

The sufficiency of on-site parking or opportunity to share parking with adjacent uses

How does a traffic impact assessment address the new project's impact on existing residential streets?

By proposing mitigating schemes to alleviate the traffic impacts

What does a traffic impact assessment analyze regarding the new development?

The number of driveways needed and their impact on external roads

What is proposed to alleviate the traffic impacts in a traffic impact study?

Mitigating schemes for existing safety hazards

What does a detailed traffic impact study analyze?

The Environmental effects of the generated traffic

What is included in the future traffic volume calculation?

Proposed development and other development roadway

Test your knowledge of Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA) in the context of land development projects and transportation systems. This quiz covers the identification of transportation impacts, the need for improvements, congestion reduction, safety maintenance, and impact mitigation.

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